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Innovative ways to improve access to water resources

 

Global Issues

Collective Impact: The Missing Link

Three ways to create an environment where interdependent stakeholders can perform their individual roles optimally and collaborate with each other effectively.

By Neera Nundy & Ann Paisley Chandler | 14 | Jun. 16, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Parsing Impact Investing’s Big Tent

As the momentum of impact investing builds, the lack of proper taxonomy poses a significant risk to the movement, especially given recent growth.

By Paula Goldman & Lauren Booker | 2 | Jun. 10, 2015
 
SSIR blogger Abigail Noble is head of Africa and Latin America for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and a Global Leadership Fellow with the World Economic Forum.

Impact Investing

Impact Investors Are Raising Their Game

To bring impact investing into the mainstream, the World Economic Forum is using market-simulated games to advance the conversations.

By Abigail Noble & Michael Drexler | 1 | Jun. 13, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Silicon Valley Won’t Save the World, but…

Development professionals can learn from Silicon Valley aid efforts, and create more effective and transformative change around the world.

By Ned Breslin | 4 | Jul. 2, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

A New Approach to India’s Water Sanitation Crisis: Part 2

A two-part series on using systems mapping to predict a city’s capacity for adopting change.

By Urvashi Prasad & Semonti Basu | 2 | Mar. 29, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

A New Approach to India’s Water Sanitation Crisis: Part 1

A two-part series on using systems mapping to predict a city’s capacity for adopting change.

By Urvashi Prasad & Semonti Basu | 5 | Mar. 29, 2013
 

Water

Moving Beyond Basic Water Advocacy

The story of water access is more complicated this World Water Day—we need a new approach.

By Ned Breslin | 3 | Mar. 21, 2013
 

Socially Responsible Business

Employee Engagement Gets Dirty

On-the-job impact opportunities lead to happier, more productive employees.

By Liz Maw | 6 | Mar. 20, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

Measuring Impact: Keep It Clear and Simple

How clearly defining measures, and keeping them simple and meaningful, has helped World Vision increase access to clean water.

By Larry Probus | 3 | Mar. 15, 2013
 

Measuring Social Impact

Measuring Impact Over Time

It is perhaps no coincidence that the development community’s biggest successes—eradication initiatives like polio and smallpox—are precisely the ones that made monitoring central to their work.

By Ned Breslin | Jan. 25, 2013